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80434A: Fixed Assets in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Module 1: Fixed Assets Setup

This module explains how Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Fixed Assets provides a fully integrated Fixed Asset management functionality. It also describes how this functionality helps a company manage it's assets to track information relevant to fixed assets. Additionally, this module describes how depreciation books define various depreciation rules.Lessons

  • Fixed Assets Process Flow
  • Fixed Assets Setup
  • Fixed Assets Posting Groups
  • Depreciation Books
  • Fixed Asset Card
  • Fixed Asset Allocation Keys
  • Main Assets and Asset Components
  • Record Open Transactions
  • Make Duplicate Entries
  • Copy Fixed Assets and FA Ledger Entries

Lab : Create a Fixed Asset Card

  • Create a fixed asset card for the new fixed asset.
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Give a visual overview of a typical fixed asset life cycle.
  • Describe the fields on the Fixed Assets setup page.
  • Describe fixed asset posting groups.
  • Explain depreciation books for fixed assets.
  • Explain depreciation tables.
  • Set up fixed assets journal templates.
  • Set up a fixed asset card.
  • Set up main assets with asset components.
  • Explain how to record opening transactions.
  • Explain how to duplicate entries to depreciation books.
  • Explain how to copy fixed assets and FA ledger entries.

Module 2: Fixed Asset Transactions

This module describes the purpose of journal templates for Fixed Assets, and explains the purchasing procedure for Fixed Assets.  The basic transactions for fixed assets are depreciations, acquisition costs, write-downs, and disposals. All four types of transactions and the processes connected to these transactions are described in this module.Lessons

  • Journals for Fixed Assets
  • Purchase Fixed Assets
  • Calculate and Post Depreciation
  • Write-down and Appreciation of Fixed Assets
  • Fixed Asset Disposals
  • Correct an Entry
  • Document Fixed Asset Transactions
  • Fixed Asset Reports
  • Budget Fixed Asset Transactions
  • Cost Accounting Depreciation
  • Indexation
  • Minor Assets

Lab : Purchase a Fixed Asset Using the Purchase Invoice

  • Post the Acquisition Cost through Purchase Invoice

Lab : Increase the Cost of the Fixed Asset

  • Post Additional Acquisition Cost

Lab : Calculate Depreciation

  • Calculate and Post Depreciation

Lab : Post Write-down

  • Post a Write-down

Lab : Dispose of a Fixed Asset with a Sales Invoice

  • Dispose of a Whole Fixed Asset

Lab : Cancel and Recalculate Depreciation

  • Cancel and Recalculate Depreciation

Lab : Cancel Entries

  • Cancel an Entry

Lab : Budget a Fixed Asset

  • Budget a Fixed Asset

Lab : Manage a Minor Asset

  • Manage a Minor Asset
  • Set up journals for fixed assets.
  • Post a fixed asset acquisition through a purchase invoice.
  • Increase the cost of a fixed asset by using the FA journal.
  • Explain the manual and automatic depreciation posting methods.
  • Set up write-down and appreciation of fixed assets.
  • Set up disposals of fixed assets.
  • Cancel and recalculate an incorrectly posted depreciation entry.
  • Cancel an incorrect entry that is already posted.
  • Reverse an incorrectly posted transaction.
  • Explain how to document fixed asset transactions.
  • Explain how to view the FA registers.
  • Demonstrate the reports for fixed assets.
  • Set up budgeting for fixed asset transactions.
  • Set up cost accounting depreciations.
  • Set up indexation.
  • Set up and depreciate minor assets.

Module 3: Fixed Asset Reclassification

This module focuses on the reclassification journal. How to use this journal is explained through different scenarios of most frequently used real-life situations.


  • Asset Transfers
  • Combining Assets

Lab : Splitting a Fixed Asset

  • Splitting a Fixed Asset
  • Partial Disposal of an Asset

Lab : Disposing of a Part of an Asset

  • Disposing of a Part of an Asset
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Transfer a fixed asset.
  • Split a fixed asset.
  • Dispose of a part of a fixed asset.
  • Combine assets.

Module 4: Fixed Assets Maintenance

This module explains how to set up maintenance information for fixed assets and describes the functionality and processes of registering maintenance on fixed assets.


  • Setting Up Maintenance Information
  • Maintenance Registration and Costs
  • Maintenance Cost Reporting

Lab : Posting Allocation Transactions

  • Posting an Allocation Transaction

Lab : Posting Maintenance Transactions

  • Posting Maintenance Costs
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Set up maintenance information.
  • Register maintenance costs.
  • Review fixed asset maintenance by using the maintenance cost reports.

Module 5: Fixed Asset Insurance

This module explains the insurance management in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. This includes the following: setting up insurance information, assigning assets to insurance policies, monitoring insurance coverage, updating insurance information, and indexing fixed asset insurance.


  • Setting Up Insurance Information
  • Attaching Assets to Insurance Policies
  • Monitoring Insurance Coverage
  • Updating Insurance Information
  • Indexing Insurance
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Set up insurance information.
  • Assign an asset to an insurance policy.
  • Monitor insurance coverage.
  • Update, correct, and delete insurance information.
  • Set up insurance indexing.

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